With the launch of 2010 Volvo C30 this week, the Volvo Australia has made an announcement for the update of 2010 Volvo C70.
As the powertrain of Volvo C30 are mainly the same with some refreshments to the previous model, the updated Volvo C70 will feature a fascinating front-end look. Not only this, the C70 will also bring a humbly squeezed rear-end as well as many upgrades of the interior. Volvo is looking forward to make a bashing entry with full preparation this time, as the C70 has some of the unique features to offer.
Considering the style of 2010 Volvo C70, the car shows off a fresh new front-end, which was first seen on the preview of 2009 for the forthcoming 2011 S60 sedan. So the family of Volvo has got a new face along with some additional parts that make the car stunning. It was the dazzling headlights, outstanding grille, as well as the sporty front bumper that now is the part of not only the new XC60 SUV, but is also incorporated in the updated C30 range. Most of the style of C30 is similar just like the same rear-end as well as the profile styling. However, the C70 model has some real boost with delicately modified rear bumper as well as its updated LED tail-lights.
The updated new model will feature a three-part hard-top folding roof that opens and closes just within 30 seconds, the moment one press the button for it. The interior of the car speaks about its class with two plus two seat. The new C70 has gained excellent quality materials for the dash. In fact, the interior is boosting with a redesigned wider and sleeker instrument panel as compared to the previous one. Just to protect the car from receiving any kind of scratches and to add the visual depth, the car has got new aluminum trim that offers a fresh honeycomb-style surface. An optional trim is also available for the door-panel inlays and the centre stack.
The carrying capacity of C70 with the roof up is greatest on the storage front, if 404 litres are used. The luggage space of the roof is even more as compared to the divided portion that further permits 200 litres. Just like the C30 and also the XC60, this new model can also be optioned with the Teknik Pack of Volvo. This comprises the Blind Spot Identification System, a navigation system, Active Bending Lights, Bluetooth Connectivity, Compass, as well as Headlight Washer System. This pack is available at $4,725 for the model C70 T5 and the other pack that is at $6,300 is for the model C70 S. For the safety measures, the new model has some good equipment like dual-stage front as well as front-side airbags that is flourishing with the door-mounted curtain airbags.
About the car’s safety, Volvo has fitted some other great features and out of that the anti-lock brakes, stability and traction control, and the emergency brake assist, figuring out the far-reaching safety features of C70. The base model that is the C70 S is powered by the naturally-aspirated 2.4-liter 5-cylinder petrol engine that has the capacity to produce a reasonable 125kW. By combining to the power, it makes 230Nm of torque. In this case, the C70 T5 will be the range-topper in the line-up of the two-model that draws immense power from the 2.5-liter turbo-charged 5-cylinder engine. Merging with the 169kW and 320Nm of torque on tap, the car will be the best in its line.